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The role of primary care in reducing the decline in physical function and physical activity in people with long-term conditions; what works, for whom and in what circumstances? A realist synthesis of evidence.

Project title: The role of primary care in reducing the decline in physical function and physical activity in people with long-term conditions; what works, for whom and in what circumstances? A realist synthesis of evidence.

Call to action: 17/45 17/45 September 2017 HS&DR Researcher-led (Evidence Synthesis)

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Dr Rebecca-Jane LawORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr Rebecca-Jane LawORCID logo

Contractor: Bangor University

Cost: £245,057.18

Co-investigators: Dr Beth HallORCID logo, Dr Joseph LangleyORCID logo, Dr Julia HiscockORCID logo, Dr Lynne WilliamsORCID logo, Mr John Gallanders, Ms Candida Lovell-Smith, Professor Andrew LemmeyORCID logo, Professor Christopher BurtonORCID logo, Professor Nefyn WilliamsORCID logo, Professor Valerie MorrisonORCID logo.

Started: September 2018 | Status: Published September 2021

PROSPERO registration: CRD42018103027

This study developed a realist programme theory explaining how physical activity could be promoted in primary care in people with long-term conditions, which informed the co-design of a prototype intervention.

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